The island is the site of one of the largest volcanic eruptions in recorded history: theMinoan eruption (sometimes called the Thera eruption), which occurred some 3600 years ago at the height of the Minoan civilization. The eruption left a large caldera surrounded by volcanic ash deposits hundreds of metres deep and may have led indirectly to the collapse of the Minoan civilization on the island of Crete, 110 km (68 mi) to the south, through a gigantic tsunami. Another popular theory holds that the Thera eruption is the source of the legend of Atlantis.In EVE, could the Thera system and the other new hybrid low sec systems being added be the remnants of some old civilization related to the Sleepers, or the Sleepers themselves?
Friday, November 07, 2014
More on Thera
The name Thera appears to come from the Island that the Minoan civilization was living during the Bronze age when they were wiped out by a colossal volcanic eruption: